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Pentax smc DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited versus Nikkor AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G versus Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

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Pentax smc DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited

DxOMark Score

Best at f=35mm & f/4[?]
17

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
9P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
3.2TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.2%
Vignetting
[?]
-0.8EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
10µm
dxomark
Nikon AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G

DxOMark Score

Best at f=40mm & f/2.8[?]
18

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
10P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
3.1TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.1%
Vignetting
[?]
-1.1EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
7µm
dxomark
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

DxOMark Score

Best at f=50mm & f/1.8[?]
25

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
14P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
2.1TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.5%
Vignetting
[?]
-1.9EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
6µm
dxomark
Pentax smc DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited
Announced2008-01-23 
Indicative price (USD) 700 
Aperturef/2.8  
Focal range (mm) 35  
Filter diameter (mm) 49 
Max diameter (mm) 63 
Mount typePentax KAF  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorNo  
Zoom type  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusYes  
Number of lenses9  
Number of groups8  
Diaphragm blades9  
Circular apertureNo  
Length (mm)46.5  
Weight (gr)215  

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dxomark
Nikon AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G
Announced2011-07-11 
Indicative price (USD) 280 
Aperturef/2.8  
Focal range (mm) 40  
Filter diameter (mm) 52 
Max diameter (mm) 68.5 
Mount typeNikon F DX  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorYes  
Zoom type/  
Rotating front element  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusYes  
Number of lenses9  
Number of groups7  
Diaphragm blades7  
Circular apertureNA  
Length (mm)64.5  
Weight (gr)280  

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Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Announced1990-07-01 
Indicative price (USD) 99 
Aperturef/1.8  
Focal range (mm) 50  
Filter diameter (mm) 52 
Max diameter (mm) 68.2 
Mount typeCanon EF  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorDC Micro Motor  
Zoom typeNo  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusNo  
Number of lenses6  
Number of groups5  
Diaphragm blades5  
Circular apertureNo  
Length (mm)41  
Weight (gr)130  

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dxomark

in P-Mpix
Focal: 35
 
Focal: 40
 
Focal: 50
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0
Focal: 35
 
Focal: 40
 
Focal: 50

in EV

in EV
Focal: 35
 
Focal: 40
 
Focal: 50
Aperture: 2.8 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22
 
Aperture: 2.8 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22
 
Aperture: 1.8 - 2.8 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22

in micrometer